Orville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orville in Indre

Visit Orville: highlights and tourist information

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Orville is situated in the Indre department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the eastern-center of France at 39 kilometres from Chateauroux, the department capital (general information: Orville is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Valencay at 17 km and Chateau de Valencay at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orville, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Orville in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Indre

Map of places to visit near Orville

Markets in and near Orville

  • Gracay: market Thursday (4km)
  • Vatan: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (14km)
  • Langon: market Friday (15km)
  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (15km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Valencay: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (21km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Orville, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Orville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orville.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Bouges-le-Chateau Castle (15km)
  • Fougeres-sur-Bievre Chateau (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Ineuil) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (15km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Veuil (20km)
  • Issoudun (27km)
  • Chateauroux (39km)
  • Pierrefitte-sur-Sauldre (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orville

Canton: Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle

Arrondissement: Issoudun

Department: Indre

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 36210

Distance to Orville

from Chateauroux (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 574 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 472 km

Getting here

Orville is in the eastern-center of France. Most visitors fly into a Paris airport and drive from there or arrive in a cross-channel port with Le Havre and Caen about 3-4 hours distance in the car. For driving distances to Orville from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anjouin, Bagneux, Dun-le-Poelier, Gracay, Reboursin, Saint-Christophe-en-Bazelle and Saint-Outrille.

This page in French: Visiter Orville